Russian Swimming

From Reuter’s News Service – Viktor Avdiyenko, who coached the “human torpedo” Denis Pankratov to 2 Olympic gold medals in Atlanta, has been appointed senior trainer of the Russian swim

Did You Know?

Tom Jager has won a total of 5 Olympic gold medals: the 400m freestyle relay, the 400m medley relay at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics and the 400m freestyle relay

Hat Trick for Perkins?

Australian superstar Kieren Perkins, the Olympic 1500m freestyle champion at Barcelona in 1992 and Atlanta in 1996, will go for a third title at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.

Fraser Hospitalized

From Reuter’s News Service – Four time Olympic Gold medalist Dwan Fraser, of Ausralia, admitted herself into a hospital in New South Wales on Saturday suffering from chest pains. She

HYMAN SETS WORLD FLY RECORD

American Misty Hyman, 17, smashed the world record in the 100 meter butterfly (short course) today at the Canadian Open Swimming Championships in Quebec City. Using her patented underwater start

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MARKS BROKEN IN FLORIDA

Two national high school swimming records were broken at the Florida state 4A championships last weekend. Both were set by swimmers from the Bolles School. Bolles’ girls’ 400 yard freestyle

Henderson and Sanders Engaged

Olympic gold medalists Mark Henderson and Summer Sanders have moved to San Francisco. Henderson proposed to Sanders at the Olympic closing ceremonies in Atlanta. She accepted.

Sneak Peak of 1996 U.S. Open

3-time 1996 Olympic gold medalist Josh Davis will be one of many big-name swimmers competing at the 1996 U.S. Open Championships on December 5-7 in San Antonio, Texas. Other prominent

Did You Know?

Even though Tom Jager currently holds the world record in the 50m freestyle, Alexander Popov has actually swum the fastest 50m freestyle in an 8-man field. Jager set the the

Slovakian Suspended

From Reuter’s New Service – FINA has suspended Slovakian swimmer Frantisek Zahradnik for four years after testing positive for anabolic steriods. “He has been punished by the Slovakian federation according